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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    Parkgate Road Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Our MRes in History offers an excellent opportunity for you to extend your range and depth of historical knowledge alongside your proficiency in research and project management.

Course overview

Our MRes in History offers an excellent opportunity for you to extend your range and depth of historical knowledge alongside your proficiency in research and project management. It is ideal preparation for a PhD in History as well as a valuable qualification for those pursuing a wide range of careers.

Why study this course with us?

At the heart of the MRes is an extended Research Dissertation which you are free to design around your own historical interests and the Department’s research specialisms. To help you develop your project, the course provides a thorough grounding in the methodologies and advanced skills needed to pursue a sustained research project.

The Department can offer supervision in a broad range of historical periods and subjects. Our research specialisms range from the medieval through to the modern, from the Low Countries in the 14th and 15th centuries to American-Soviet relations during the Cold War, and encompass British, European and American History.

Assessment

Assessment for the two core modules is via written coursework of approximately 4,000 words, comprising essays, literature reviews and oral presentations. Your Research Dissertation will be approximately 28,000 words in length.

Job prospects

This programme prepares students for advanced postgraduate historical research; it also provides students with the skills necessary for careers in the education, archival management and heritage sectors.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,308per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

With over 19,000 students from 130 countries, the university provides a diverse, vibrant and safe location for a growing number of international students.
Students can choose from a comprehensive range of over 500 courses across all levels, taught at specialist sites with modern facilities.
Courses promote practical learning to enhance employability, with industry placements or overseas opportunities from five weeks to one year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    80th out of 93 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    107 51%

    64th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    77th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    33rd

    13

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